Seventeen, 270-276 Kingsland Road, London E8 4DG

Lonesome Wife

Lonesome Wife, Seventeen, installation view

This autumn Seventeen presents ‘Lonesome Wife’, an imaginative and seductive exhibition displaying the work of nine multiform artists. Taking the focal point of being a show about text but without the text, curator Attilia Fattori Franchini edifies the character of William H. Gass’ (1968) novel ‘Willie Masters’ Lonesome Wife’, by using installation, painting and photography. The unseen text is brought to gallery visitors through abstract, visual props that are as gentle and subtle as they are fetishistic and nasty. Review by Phoebe V. Bradford

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Chewday's, 139 Lambeth Walk, London, SE11 3EE

Bryan Dooley: Public Death

Bryan Dooley, NP, 2016 [detail]

Public Death is the theatrical result of Bryan Dooley's research into dormant patents, currently owned by Google, designed to move data farms out to sea. Dooley’s installation plays on themes of circulation, cultural signification, technological progress, and inevitable disaster.

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Frutta, Via dei Salumi, 53, 00153 Rome

Marco Giordano: asnatureintended

Marco Giordano: asnatureintended, installation view at Frutta, 2016

Marco Giordano presents jesmonite panels with lenticular prints, ceramic heads and an installation made out of silicon in his solo show at Frutta’s new space.

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Cardiff Contemporary 2016, Between 7 and 8 High Street, Cardiff CF10 1AW

Artist Interview: Roman Štětina

Shave and a haircut - two bits (film still), Roman Štětin, 2016. Courtesy of the artist

‘Shave and a haircut - two bits’ is a new site specific installation by Czech artist Roman Štětina, on view from 21 October - 19 November, via a corridor between 7 and 8 High Street, as part of the city wide visual arts festival Cardiff Contemporary. Curated by Louise Hobson, this will be Štětina’s first exhibition in Wales.

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Arsenal Contemporary Art, 2020 Rue William, Montréal, QC H3J 1R8

Jon Rafman: Arsenal Montreal

Jon Rafman Erysichthon, 2015 Video

At the heart of this winding installation an Oculus Rift virtual reality piece disorients the viewer, transporting them from gallery to imagined landscape.

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Annely Juda Fine Art, 4th Floor, 23 Dering Street, London W1S 1AW

Lucia Nogueira

Installation view, Lucia Nogueira

The dense exhibition at Annely Juda Fine Art provides an insightful overview of Nogueira’s practice between 1989 and 1997 and the space is packed with her sculptures, installations and drawings. Elli Resvanis reviews

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Frith Street Gallery, 17-18 Golden Square, London W1F 9JJ

Tacita Dean: LA Exuberance

Installation view, Tacita Dean, LA Exuberance, Frith Street Gallery

Dean’s take on LA is jarring: instead of doubling down on the sinister shadows of the forests and canyons, she’s chosen the elements of the city that seem most antithetical to her gloomy aesthetic. Review by Liam Hess

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The Koppel Project, 93 Baker Street, London W1U 6RL / 26 Holborn Viaduct, London EC1A 2AQ

Mitologia de la Tierra and From Myth to Earth

Installation view, From Myth to Earth

Artists Sol Bailey Barker and Gabriella Sonabend travelled to Colombia to spend six months exploring its landscapes, and researching and responding to its bloodied history, mythologies and the current volatile climate. The results of this process can be seen in ‘From Myth to Earth’. In ‘Mitologia de la Tierra’, meanwhile, Bailey Barker and Sonabend have contextualised their journey and invited six Colombian artists who have never previously shown in the UK to exhibit their work. Review by William Davie

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kim? Contemporary Art Centre, Sporta iela 2 LV-1013, Rīga, Latvia

Daiga Grantiņa: Heap-core,,,

Daiga Grantiņa: Heap-core,,, installation view at kim? Contemporary Art Centre, Riga, 2016

The exhibition hall at kim? Contemporary Art Centre in Latvia is transformed into a site-specific installation by Riga-born, Paris-based artist Daiga Grantiņa.

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Yorkshire Sculpture Park, West Bretton, Wakefield WF4 4LG

Not Vital

Not Vital, House to Watch the Sunset, 2005. Aluminium, 430 x 550 x 330 cm. Courtesy the artist and YSP. Photo © Jonty Wilde

Within the aesthetics of all the works there is a blend between graffiti and the Old Masters. This curious mix is most prevalent within the work at the Underground Gallery, where self-portraiture becomes merged within the cool feel of stainless steel and marble. Review by Jesc Bunyard

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Bortolami, 520 W 20th Street New York, NY 10011

Caitlin Keogh: Loose Ankles

Caitlin Keogh: Loose Ankles, installation view at Bortolami, New York

Caitlin Keogh's first solo exhibition ‘Loose Ankles’ at Bortolami, readily displays the ongoing inspiration she continues to find in the themes of femininity, anxiety, minimalism and juxtaposition, the bodily form as subject, fashion and advertising literature, and the historical juncture between textiles and design. Review by Arthur Bravo

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